The table below looks at the statistics for QADirector skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QADirector over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware QADirector
Rank - - 577
Contract jobs citing QADirector 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £278
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

QADirector
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QADirector within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QADirector Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QADirector
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QADirector within the UK.

QADirector Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QADirector
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QADirector within the UK.

QADirector Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QADirector
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QADirector also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QADirector.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

QADirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QADirector also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QADirector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA